The INTERSPORT Deutschland eG with its headquarter located in Heilbronn, was founded in 1956 by some prospective specialzed sport traders and is one of the most successful medium-sized combines in sport trading worldwide. There are more than 1000 members united in germany who run about 1.500 shops with 20.000 employees. With a turnover of 2,8 Billion € (2013) at the german sport product and sport fashion market Intersport has the biggest share on the market for a long time.
To further expand this market and delivery service processes in the group of demand planning and disposition were analysed with help of the firm consultants Contesto. Specialised software for further improvements was being searched for.
TIA A3® was selected after comprehensive market observation. The new release of TIA A3® added the leading SAP-System of Intersport in order of demand planning and disposition. The dispo-team has a great benefit from automatically issued forecasts for NOS-Ware as well as for the seasonal assortement. In daily business demand quantities can be analysed and sales figures can be controlled by mouse click. In this way market-oriented and optimized order proposals can be made at an early stage. A strategic turnover planning completes the demand planning process from disposition to order as well as the computed size keys. After all the measures were implemented Intersport the foundation was set with the help of TIA A3® to avoid short sellings and to improve the availability of goods.